Dec 27, 2012 4:30am PST
that nomination. >>> former president george h.w. bush is in intensive care at a houston hospital with a fever and lingering cough. mr. bush was admitted to the hospital more than a month ago with bronchitis. he was moved to icu sunday. a bush family spokesman says the 88-year-old was alert and joking with the doctors but had yet to respond to fever reducing medication. >>> more than 250,000 people want a kansas-based church known for its pickets at soldiers funerals to be labeled a hate group. 253,000 people have signed an online petition on the white house website. it asks the obama administration to recognize westboro baptist church as a hate group for targeting homosexuals, the military and other religions. it's now the single most supported petition ever on whitehouse.gov. >>> 4:39. toyota will pay more than $1 billion to settle a class action lawsuit over unintended acceleration in some of its vehicles. the settlement is one of the largest of its type in automotive history. drivers sued toyota because floor mats were stuck causing the vehicle to accelerate. under the agreement toyota wil
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
- >>> former president george h.w. bush remains in intensive care with a stubborn fever. but tonight, a family spokesman says the 88-year-old is now alert and in guarded condition. >> he's conscious. he recognizes people around him. he is joking with his doctors. those are all good signs. >> the cough that initially sent the former president to the hospital is said to have improved. doctors are cautiously optimistic about his treatment. >>> one of the nation's largest payday lenders owes california consumers millions. on the consumerwatch, julie watts says that people who borrowed money from a company called check and go may actually be entitled to thousands of dollars each. julie. >> reporter: that's right. refunds in this $4.3 million settlement are expected to range anywhere from $20 to $4,600 per person. but to qualify, you must have borrowed money from check and go online. now, at a press conference today san francisco city attorney dennis herrera said check and go skirted california law by preying on the most economically vulnerable and charging interest rates as high as 400%. >> they pa
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >>> former president george h.w. bush is in intensive care tonight. a fever that kept mr. bush in the hospital over christmas has apparently gotten worse. doctors have him on a liquids- only diet. a bronchitis-like cough initially sent the former president, who is 88 years ole, to the hospital on november 23rd. >>> police are allowing families back into an upstate new york neighborhood where a gunman shot and killed two firefighters. police say william spengler started a fire that destroyed 7 homes in the town of webster christmas eve. then he shot at the first responders when they arrived. off duty police got there just seconds after firefighters. >> a round or something impacts my windshield and then i hear multiple popping sounds. >> spengler shot four firefighters, killing two of them. when police arrived, spengler took his own life. but he left a note saying he planned to burn down the entire neighborhood and, quote, do what i like doing best, killing people. he served 17 years in prison for killing his grandmother with a hammer back this 1980. >>> the debate over gun cont
Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
obama last night. >>> former president george h.w. bush remains in intensive care tonight. a family spokesman says the 88- year-old is alert, in guarded condition and doing better since a cough sent him to the hospital. doctors are cautiously optimistic about his treatment. >>> the storm that hit 30 states this week is finally on its way out of the country. it's all part of the same storm system that spawned dozens of tornadoes. at least 15 people died and thousands lost power. the bad weather continues to delay flights in the northeast. >> only a 45-minute delay, fingers crossed it will stay that i way. >> get us to the airport on time hopefully. >> that storm is now moving through new england and into canada. forecasters say more snow could hit the east coast this weekend. >>> with all the snow falling in the sierra, avalanche concerns on the minds of many especially after two people died at resorts this week. cbs reporter neda iranpour is asking what can be done to keep skiers safe. >> reporter: it's one of the snowiest decembers here at northstar during one of the busiest weeks.